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appears to be a case of murder-suicide. prelimininary identification has been made on the remains and autopsies have been scheduled. the names of the deceased d n't be released until the autopsies are complete, but the state patrol says they are believed to be from northeast nebraska. the nebraska state patrol is being assisted in the investigation by the state fire marshal, the pierce county attorney and pierce county sheriff's office. . police in siouxxity, and south sioux city, are searching for the suspect that led them on a high- speed chase, this morning. police say the chase started on highway 77 in dakota county. the suburban or expedition did and exited on i-29 the vehicle continued onto dakota avenue going 60 miles per hour. the chase led into iowa on dakota avenue. the chase ended near the intersection of perry street and west 2nd street off of wesley p pkway. the suspect fled the scene on foot. police didn't find the suspect and currently do not have a description. they towed the vehicle was towed. visitation is underway for jeanne vakulskas, sioux city's first female firefighter. vakulskas died sunday at her
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from 4 to 8 at mfyer brothers morningside chapel. there will be a vigil service held at 7:00 this evening. her funeral is tomorrow at st. joseph's church in sioux city. that begins at 10:30 a-m. vakulskas served from 1985 t t 2007. she was 63-years-old. an autopsy is now complete on the body of 18-year-old austin roberts. he's the spencer high school student, who collapsed during the championship round of saturday's spencer invitational. roberts never got back uafter he collapsed. this is video of a prior match, and not the one in which roberts collapsed today, the state medical examiner conducted an autopsy on roberts' body. results are pending further investigation. a visitation for roberts begins at 3:00pm on sunday, december 27th, at the spencer high school gym. funeral services are set for 10:30am, on momoay, december 28th, at the spencer high school gym. a soldier, with ties to
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suicide attack near bagram airfield in afghanistan. joseph lemm was originally from beemer, nebraska, the son of shirley lemm from wisner. he was a 15-year veteran of the new york city police department and a member of the national guard. lemm was one of six u.s. troops killed monday when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle raraed into their patrol in a village near the airfield. during his time with the nypd, lemm was deployed twice to afghanistan and once to iraq. two years ago, he suprised his family with an unexpected homecoming in a reunion that was documented by a tv station in westchester, new york. lemm leaves behind a wife and three children. sergeant bowe bergdahl faced a military judge for the first time today since the u-s army decided to proceed with a military trial. during the short hearing, bergdahl was arraigned on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. the charges stem from his disappearance in afghanistan in 2009 in which he walked off a base and was held by the taliban for five years. bergdahl was released in 2014 as
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swap, in exchange for five detainees in guantanamo bay. bergdahl deferred entering a plea until his next court appearance in january, and did not decide martial l th a jury or just one judge. for u.s. army forces command the judge explained sgt. bergdahl's right to be tried before a panel or a military judge, the judgege wished to enter any motions or plea at this time. sgt. bergdahl deferred all of these decisions to a later hearing." bergdahl will be back in court on january 12th. if convicted, he could face a sentence of life in prison. switching gears... looks like it might be a bit of a wet night. here to tell us t ron demers with our first look ron? a stronger south wind combined with a little more sun today to make for a warmer afternoon as highs made it into the 40s. we do have tonight brings with it a chance of some rain developing which could turn into a bit of freezing rain or even sleet
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wednesday morning. that chance of mixed precipitation could be with us for the first part of tomorrow as well. thanks. hundreds of siouxlxld families will enjoy a christmas meal and presents under the tree this year. the salvation army of siouxland provided food for 540 families as well as toys for more than
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parents chose gifts for their children from all types of toys thatatere donated by tri-state residents and organizations. the salvation army also purchased food froits red kettle donations. "for families that are having financial trouble, they often feel like they're all alone, that nobody cares," said major von vandiver, commanding officer of the salvation army of siouxland. "and i hope, if nothing else, that the folks that come to the salvation army know that somebody cares about them." there were volunteers from all ov the area, including the woodbury county sheriff's office, the sioux city explorers and keller williams realty. we spoke with some families who were at the salvation army today. that story coming up at 6. republican presidential candidate rick santoruruwill round out 2015 with a visit to northwest iowa. the former pennsylvania senator will make two stops on december 30th. the first stop is a "meet and greet" reception at the leonard farm, on highway 59, just north of holstein, iowa. the event starts at noon. santorum is expected to address his pro-life stance, and his views on the economy, radical
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and immigration. republican marco rubio will campaign in sioux city next tuesday night. the rubio campaign says the florida senator will outline his vision for "a new american century" at the holiday inn, on gordon drive, at 6:45, on tuesday, december 29th. more strong attacks by donald trump.. another rise in the polls. since this weekend both donald trump and hillary clinton have been publicly sparring. nbc's edward lawrence has the story from washington.
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i know where she went, it's about it." trump went on to use, what some describe how clinton lost to barack obama in 2008. republican strategist matt schlapp says this is trump uncensored and why he still leads all republican national polls. sot: matt schlapp, republican strategist :41- :54 no one is going to sit here in front of you and tell you operatives or people involved in campaigns would say oh yea.. go out and use slang and profanity in talking about your potential opponent. (gop poll graphic) but it has worked to lock up trump's frontrunner today's quinnipiac poll. the tactic also pushed other voters to senator ted cruz as he surges to second place. sot: ted cruz / r-republican candidate 1:05-1:10 think it could easililbe a two man race between donald trump and me political insiders say clinton prods the war of words to elevate trump. sot: matt schlapp, republican strategist 1:16-1:18 i think clearly she would rather run against donald trump. (matchup poll) the quinnipac poll shows clinton in a virtual dead heat in match-ups with senator cruz and senator marco rubio. but she would beat trump by seven points if the election were held today. (insert ends) (two second pause)
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lawrence, nbc news, washington. >> ad spending for the 2016 presidential campaign has topped 111 million dollars so far this year... and is far higher than at this point four years ago. and according to ad tracking ta compiled by nbc news.. a ththd of that spending has come from jeb bush and his allies. by comparison.. $35 million had been spent on radio and t-v ads at this same point in the 2012 presidential race. a super pac supporting bush tops spending so far with $37 million dollars in ads. and the bush campaign itself has chipped in another million dollars. the sm advertiser so far - donald trump, with a mere $217,000 dollars in ads aired. still to comon live at five.... a high speed chase. see how a 13-year-old leads michigan police on a high speed chase, with his 8-year-old sister in the car. and.... a mall employee shot during an attempted robbery in new york. the full detetls... next. dash cam video released shows a
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dash cam video released shows a 13- year-old boy leading michigan police on a high speed chase. it happened saturday night and he had his eight- year-old sister in the car. county police say a deputy pulled over the black nissan altima after reports of erratic driving. the car initially stopped before taking off at a high rate of speed and weaving through vehicles on the highway. the chase continued until the driver lost control - crossing a grassy median into on-coming traffic. both the boy and his sister got out and tried to run away. the boy was taken into custody and the sister was turned over to the mother. police say the car belonged to the girlfriend of the children's father. police say a mall employee was shot in the shoulder during an attempted robbery this afternoon in long island, new york.
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police say they got a call about the attempted robbery inside roosevelt field mall. the man who was shot in the back left shoulder is in his 60s and works at the mall. he's in serious, but stable condition. the garden city school district placed its schools in lock-out mode, meaning no one i iallowed to enter. the mall remains open. a secret service agent is missing his gun and badge. they were stolen in broad daylight monday. according to a police report-- the items were stolen out of the agent's persrsal vehicle... parked near the white house in downtown washington. a c-n-n source says the agent works in the secret service's presidential protective division... which guards the president and his family. in the police report, the agent told police he was returning to his car when he noticed it was not as he left it. beside his gun and badge... the agent found his radio, handcuffs and a flash drive were gone. no word on what was on the stolen flash drive. the secret service declined to comment on the incident. siouxland saw a bit of sun
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like a mix of percipitation is in our future. ron's full forecast is coming up after the break.
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new information regarding a vehicle fire in northeast nebraska monday y at authorities deemed "suspicious." if you're just getting home here's a quick look at today's headlines. the nebraska state patrol says today there were two bodies found in the burned out pickup truck in a field west of pierce and it appears to be a case of
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the names of the deceased won't be released until the autopsies are complete. the autopsy is now complete on the body of spencer high school wrestler austin roberts who collapsed during a wrestling match over the weekend. today, the state medical examiner conducted an autopsy on roberts' body. results are pending further investigation funeral services are set for 10:30am, on monday, december 28th, at the spencer high school gym. chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us with the forecast. a stronger sou wind combined with a little more sun today to make for a warmer afternoon as highs
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the 40s. we do have some changes on the way though. tonight brings with it a chance of some rain developing which could turn into a bit of freezing rain or even sleet toward wednesday morning. that chance of mixed precipitation could be with us for the first part of tomorrow as well. once that system moves out, things stay pretty quiet through our christmas eve. but on christmas day a system moves in again and, yet again, gives us a chance of that mix of rain and snow during
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could see some light snow from friday night into saturday. then our more active weather pattern continues with another chance of snow coming our way from sunday night into monday and that one may be the biggest of the systems over the
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mcdonald's may soon be adding a new menu item that both kids and adults are sure to love. it's macaroni and cheese. the e st food chain is trying out the popular comfort food at
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according to mcdonald's, it's made with real cheese. one serving has 190 calories, which is about the same as a 4 piece chicken mcnuggets meal. when we come back....we step over to the ktiv kitchen for a
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traveling this holiday season? if so, you may want to take a few simple stete to protect your home from burglaries. ktiv's tommie elark will bring us some tips on how to best protect your six. grandma didn't get run over by a reindeer but shsh residents at a retirement home in the south of england have been treated to a special visitor to bring some festive cheer. cupid, the stair-climbing reindeer, has visited the brookside care home to greet its residents and d read christmas spirit. he was accompanied by his mate, comet. reindeer have been trained to walk up and down the stairs to visit the elderly in their bedrooms. let's check in one more time with ron. tonight: rain or freezing rain possible late. low: 32 widn:
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paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have t tget out there and do it yourself. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms. bernie cannot be bought out by big money. bernie's opinion cannot be purchased. it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on big business, take on big money,
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he's a rock.
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